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Accession 2018-68, 1887-1976


Collection Overview

From the Collection:

Includes correspondence, photographs, photocopies, scrapbook. Correspondence (telegrams) regarding marriage (1918) of Raye Karesh and Moses Prystowksy; photographs (1950s-60s) of Prystowsky women at Brith Sholom Beth Israel events; photocopies of images from wedding (1955) of Arnold Prystowksy and Shirley Feldman; photocopies of family documents including real estate titles (1888-1940) for St. Philip St. property, Prystowsky family U.S. citizenship information (1898-1912), partnership document from E. Prystowsky and Sons (1926). Also includes Aleph Zadik Aleph scrapbook (1936-1939).

Acrruals consist of a late-19th-century Megillah, a Havdalah spice box, a store ledger from and framed photograph of E. Prostowsky and Sons store, legal and financial documents, family photographs, and an Israel Commemoriative Society set of medallions.


  • Creation: 1887-1976


Language of Material

From the Collection:

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 3.15 linear feet (3 slim document boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 artifact box, 2 wrapped items)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
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